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Bahrain NIHR’s Report Fails to Address Root Causes of Violations

Bahrain NIHR’s Report Fails to Address Root Causes of Violations

8 December 2015 – The Bahrain National Institute for Human Rights (NIHR) issued its second annual report on 3 December 2015 regarding promotion and protection of human rights in Bahrain throughout 2014. While the report addresses some areas of concern, a majority of the report did not address key systematic issues of […]

Urgent Action: Detention of Ali Isa al-Tajer

Urgent Action: Detention of Ali Isa al-Tajer

International attention may be Ali’s only hope to end his abuse and secure his release. Click here for details on how to send a letter to Bahrain’s king urging his immediate release. Ali Isa Ali al-Tajer is a Bahraini citizen and the brother of Mohamed al-Tajer, a prominent human rights […]

NGOs Condemn Imprisonment and Nationality Revocation of Photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi

NGOs Condemn Imprisonment and Nationality Revocation of Photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi

إضغط هنا لنسخة عربية 25 November 2015 – Award-winning photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison and had his nationality revoked, along with 12 others, after covering a series of demonstrations in early 2014. Security forces detained Al-Mousawi for over a year without trial or official charges, accused […]

OECD Examines French Company’s Security Product Exports to Bahrain

OECD Examines French Company’s Security Product Exports to Bahrain

20 November 2015 – Allegations that French company Etienne Lacroix had violated human rights provisions of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Guidelines for Multinational Organizations merit further investigation, the National Contact Point (NCP) of the OECD in Paris, France announced today. The NCP offered services to Etienne Lacroix and the […]